Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Guinea Fowl, from the Prize and Game Chickens series (N20) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes

Publisher:
Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia)
Lithographer:
The Gast Lithograph & Engraving Company (American, New York)
Date:
1891
Medium:
Commercial color lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 1 1/2 x 2 3/4 in. (3.8 x 7 cm)
Classifications:
Prints, Ephemera
Credit Line:
The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick
Accession Number:
63.350.201.20.22
Not on view
Trade cards from the "Prize and Game Chickens" series (N20), issued in 1891 in a set of 50 cards to promote Allen & Ginter brand cigarettes.
Inscription: Printed text along upper edge of card: Guinea Fowl.
Printed text on verso of card: Fifty Prize & Game Chickens/ One Card Packed in Each Box of/ Cigarettes/ [checklist of all 50 chickens included in series]/ Allen & Ginter/ Branch/ American Tobacco Co./ Richmond, Virginia./ Gast Lith. Co. N.Y.
Jefferson R. Burdick; Donor: Jefferson R. Burdick (American, 1900–1963)
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